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“The Beast” - WIP

Discussion in 'FMA' started by Cobalt Sixty, Sep 17, 2019.

  1. Cobalt Sixty

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    DF5D5CCA-121A-4603-A717-DF6274AC2501.jpeg Started cutting and trimming my chassis
     
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    CEBE5DE4-1200-41BB-80C7-F106BB2454B6.jpeg Installing the floating gear and wheels
     
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    Figuring out FRP configuration :) 1032E674-AD1A-4C30-8A52-316763AACC8D.jpeg B96F4EFE-C1E2-4021-98B5-5ECC9CC7AA0F.jpeg
     
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    43598617-87C6-4DA3-BF23-BC48F5E19EA4.jpeg 44CD5546-F3D0-4661-B9F3-1D09E7C79C09.jpeg Trying out a hammer type damper system :)
     
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    I was planning on trying out that sort of damper on my latest build as well but I wasn't really satisfied with the range of movement I was able to get compared to ball connector mass damper systems. Anyway, let me know how it works for you!
     
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    I was going to try the ball connector too but i was going for minimal parts and the ball connectors has a tendency to pop off during a run :(
     
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    By the way what range of movement are you looking for? Cuz for me the up and down movement is ok. I can control the up and down movement by adjusting the locknuts tighter or loose if i want more movement :)
     
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    Yeah, and I was puzzled why they included so many ball connectors for one set. Hahaha. I was looking to get at least 80-100% of the travel of a direct mount. Maybe one day I would fiddle around with the setup again but for now. I might be able to figure out a way to mount the block as low as a ball connected set.
     
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    Yep same here plus more parts means more weight and since this build may be a bit heavy i’m trying to lessen the weight elsewhere :)
     
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    Another weight reduction technique is to use the stock motor rotor rods as roller mounts :cool: also installed carbon reinforced large diameter wheels with hard white walled tires :) 5F314E74-8F90-4894-9EE6-0DA90029B59F.jpeg 4EADF6D6-BE18-484E-8474-1778CB6368DE.jpeg C1A5BE15-CB2C-4277-863E-C0E59C620DFE.jpeg
     
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    C3FDD347-BA49-40F6-A398-83397D4EF6C2.jpeg 73344A50-379F-4D07-9B61-73F87B0B4EBF.jpeg The Beast is Hulking out! :) Now that i’ve figured out all the modifications for the chassis i’ve replicated all of that into this new green colored one :cool:
     
  13. Erwin Nathaniel Arribas

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    This is crazy but how come when I mount my rear plate on the bottom screw hole it tilts a few degrees.
     
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    I actually noticed the tilt which i am still working on fixing - i’ll post an update when i do :)
     
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    one question sir,
    it seems like your rear roller width is a bit wider than regulation. does your place allow that? thank you
     
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    Oh i think that’s just the angle of the camera. The rear setup is well within race limits :p
     
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    I might be wrong but I think that he mounted 12-13mm double alum rollers on the 9mm hole and 17mm rollers on the 13mm hole.
     

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